Legalized pot takes money from gangs: Trudeau

ESQUIMALT, B.C. - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says regulating the sale of marijuana will protect young people and take money away from criminal gangs,...

Splash pad fundraiser brings in almost $20,000

The hockey tournament to raise funds for the splash pad in the Sault, raised almost $20,000. The tournament total was $19,137. The top men's team fundraised...

Universal drug coverage could save billions: study

VANCOUVER - New research suggests that providing universal coverage for more than 100 prescription medications could save Canadians as much as $3 billion per...

Mumps, measles clusters crop up in Canada

TORONTO - Public health officials and infectious disease experts are urging Canadians to check that their vaccinations are up to date as clusters of...

Seniors Calling. Average life expectancy set to increase by 2030

Average life expectancy is set to increase in many countries by 2030 – and will exceed 90 years in South Korea, according to new...

Doctors offer ideas for better rural health care

OTTAWA - The Society of Rural Physicians of Canada has launched a strategy aimed at improving rural health in Canada. The Rural Road Map for...
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Ottawa approves sale of irradiated ground beef

The federal government has approved the sale of ground beef that has been treated with radiant energy similar to X-rays. Health Canada says irradiation can...

Let’s Turnip the Fun on Family Mealtime!

Algoma Family Services’ Student Nutrition Program is getting ready to celebrate Nutrition Month in March. A contest will be held for students throughout the...

Food fraud concerns 63% of Canadians

TORONTO - A new study suggests more than half of Canadians, especially those with health conditions, are worried the foods they're buying are not...

Splash Pad fundraiser, starting Feb.24th

If you are one of the many locals hoping to get a splash pad in the near future, there is one way you can...

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